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UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 9:28 p.m.

Man trapped in car for an hour after 5-car crash in North Spokane

It took firefighters more than 60 minutes in below-freezing temperatures to extricate a man trapped in his truck after a five-car collision early Tuesday night in north Spokane that sent …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by car in Four Lakes; no charges filed

A woman died on Saturday from injuries suffered when she was struck by a truck Friday night in Four Lakes.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

Truck crashes into ambulance south of Coeur d’Alene; DUI suspected

A truck crashed into an ambulance five miles south of Coeur d’Alene on Thursday night. Everyone in the ambulance was sent to the hospital, treated and released, according to a …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

Impairment suspected in fatal Palouse Highway crash

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies believe impairment was a factor in a Wednesday morning fatal crash on East Palouse Highway and Bruna Road.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:12 p.m.

Yakima man hit, killed by truck after car breaks down on Interstate 90

Thomas B. Whitlock, 31, was standing in a westbound lane of the freeway next to his own vehicle, which had broken down about 7 miles east of the town of …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Friends, family remember 22-year-old woman who drowned after car plunged into Spokane River

It’s been about two weeks since 22-year-old Rachel Bowles drove off a cliff into the Spokane River and drowned, and her family and friends are still grappling with the freak …


Mexico helicopter crash claims Puebla governor, ex-governor

A husband-and-wife political power couple who were the current and ex-governors of the central Mexican state of Puebla died in a Christmas Eve helicopter crash, officials announced.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 3:56 p.m.

Man dies in single-vehicle rollover crash

A man died in a single-car crash in Lincoln County on Friday night when his truck rolled after drifting off the highway. Ricky M. Gumm, 43, of Davenport, was driving …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Man hospitalized after hit-and-run crash Friday night

A 64-year-old man was sent to the hospital after a hit-and-run car crash Friday night on East Trent Avenue and North Fancher Road.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

1-year-old survives fatal crash after being ejected in car seat

A 1-year-old girl survived with only bumps and bruises after her car seat was ejected during a fatal crash near Loon Lake.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Mead woman dies in fatal crash on U.S. 2 closed north of Riverside

One person died in a two-car collision on U.S. Highway 2 Tuesday afternoon.


Lapwai mayor dies in crash near casino

The mayor of Lapwai was the victim of a fatal crash that occurred near the south entrance of the Clearwater River Casino & Lodge Monday afternoon.


Five missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off Japan

The U.S. military said Tuesday that five missing crew members have been declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan’s southern coast, and …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 9 p.m.

14-year-olds take car, crash into coffee stand and drive away

Three 14-year-olds took a car from one of their parents to get coffee, but after crashing into the coffee stand, they fled.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 2:21 p.m.

Semi collision causes fuel leak, Sullivan Road closure in Spokane Valley

One semitrailer rear-ended another near Sullivan Park on Thursday morning, closing lanes of traffic on Sullivan Road for several hours Thursday morning.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

Driver found dead after crashing into field in southeast Spokane County

A man was found dead in his vehicle Sunday morning after apparently crashing into a field in southeast Spokane County, according to the sheriff’s office.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 12:04 p.m.

Rathdrum man dies in hospital from single-car crash Friday in Idaho

A Rathdrum man died in the hospital on Saturday after single-car crash Friday on U.S. Highway 95.


Authorities release name of woman who died in crash west of Spokane

The woman who died Friday morning when her car struck a tree west of Spokane was Felia Sharkey, 34.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Crash injures three people after 93-year-old driver turns at red light in Moses Lake

Richard C. Smith, of Ephrata, was behind the wheel of a Kia Optima when he tried to make the turn from Highway 17 onto Yonezawa Boulevard shortly after noon Monday, …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

WSP tickets driver in UW marching band bus crash

The Washington State Patrol has cited the driver of a charter bus that slid off Interstate 90 and rolled onto its side on Thanksgiving, injuring members of the University of …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being struck by car

A pedestrian died in the hospital Friday after being hit by a car in the vicinity of the 2600 block of 29 Avenue, according to a Spokane Police Department news …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:22 p.m.

Driver dies after crashing into tree west of Spokane

The woman’s vehicle was reportedly traveling south on Assembly Road when it left the roadway and crashed near the intersection of Assembly and Tamarack roads.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Charter bus with University of Washington band members en route to Apple Cup crashes, rolls on Interstate 90 near George

A charter bus filled with University of Washington marching band members headed to Pullman for Friday’s Apple Cup game rolled Thursday night on eastbound Interstate 90 near George, Washington.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 9:20 a.m.

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

84-year-old woman dies in hospital from Wednesday crash near Chewelah

An 84-year-old woman died in the hospital Friday from injuries sustained in a five-car crash on Wednesday north of Chewelah.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m.

3 Girl Scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin hit-and-run crash

A pickup truck lurched off a road in western Wisconsin Saturday and hit a group of Girl Scouts picking up trash in a ditch, leaving three girls and one adult …


Report: Texas man charged with DUI after scooter crash

Police in Texas charged a 30-year-old man with driving while intoxicated after he crashed a scooter outside a restaurant on Halloween, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

One killed in alleged impaired driver crash north of Spokane

Washington State Patrol responded to a two-car fatal crash 4 miles north of Spokane on state Route 2 at 4 a.m. Saturday.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

Man who died after SUV fell from High Drive died from gunshot; death ruled suicide

The driver of an SUV that plunged down a High Drive embankment on Spokane’s South Hill earlier this week died by suicide.


One dead after collision in on Trent Avenue in Spokane Valley

One person died in a two-car collision at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of state Highway 290 and North Barker Road, according to the Washington State Patrol.